|NEW YORK (CNS) — To the extent that a thoughtful drama about marital infidelity can be considered lyrical, "The Lovers" (A24) achieves that. Writer-director Azazel Jacobs carefully structures his plot to minimize any gaping holes in logic. But he also downplays the extensive collateral damage adultery inflicts.|
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
|Priest-author's letters a collection to be treasured|
|Even for those of generations in which "letters" mean messages sent in an electronic medium, often quickly read and deleted, it can be endearing to pull from an envelope a piece of copy handwritten or typed decades ago and to feel what the recipient may have felt in reading the sender's words.|
Monday, June 26, 2017
|Movies with Catholic themes to hit cinemas, video|
|WASHINGTON (CNS) — New movies are in the works with distinctively Catholic themes.
A documentary featuring the pope, "Pope Francis — A Man of His Word," was bought by Focus Features for later theatrical release. And a dramatization of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, Portugal, starring American actor Harvey Keitel was announced May 18 by Arclight Pictures, at the Cannes Film Festival in France.
Sunday, June 25, 2017